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1983 - U.S. release of John Carpenter's "Christine;" blew up fake gas station in Valencia [watch scene (R)]
Christine gas station explosion in Valencia


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CalArts Artistic Director Named to Wuzhen Theatre Festival Committee
Thursday, Dec 8, 2022

Travis Preston, California Institute of the Arts School of Theater dean and CalArts Center for New Performance executive artistic director, has been named to the Artistic Committee of the Wuzhen Theatre Festival. The Wuzhen Theatre Festival is an annual theater event in the ancient water town of Wuzhen,...

CSUN Announces ‘Survival Guide’ Ahead of Finals Week

It’s that time of year again. The days are shorter, holiday decorations are up and the stress of finals is rearing its head. In light of this, California State University, Northridge has events and resources to help students get ready for exams, minimize stress and even — dare we say? — have a...

Dec. 7: COC Board of Trustees Business Meeting
Monday, Dec 5, 2022

The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a business meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the University Center, UCEN Room 301 on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons. The closed session will begin at 2:30 p.m., immediately followed by open session at 4 p.m. The campus...

COC Receives Award for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility
Thursday, Dec 1, 2022

College of the Canyons received the 2022 Institutional Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility Champion Award from the Association of Human Resource Officers/Equal Employment Officers. The award is given to an educational institution within the California community college system that has demonstrated...

CSUN to Celebrate Opening of Golden Globes Film Poster Collection

California State University, Northridge will celebrate the opening of its Hollywood Foreign Press Association/Golden Globes Film Poster Art Exhibition on Sunday, Dec. 4. The event is scheduled to take place from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. in Manzanita Hall, on the southwest corner of the campus located at...

$60K Awarded to Students Focused on Protecting Southern California’s Signature River
Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

The Utom Conservation Fund, a group of cultural and environmental organizations, has awarded $60,000 in scholarships and fellowships to students dedicated to the conservation of the Santa Clara River, also known as Utom. Five undergraduate students received scholarships of $2,000 each and four graduate...

Drummer Jonathan Pinson Joins CalArts Faculty
Monday, Nov 28, 2022

Written by Adam Smeltz As a kid, Jonathan Pinson often found himself next to the drummer for the church. His mother and stepfather—both active in the church choir—would plop him there during practice. It’s where they could keep an eye on him. “Naturally, I was easily gravitating toward the drums...

LACMA Presents CalArtian Raven Chacon’s Voiceless Mass
Thursday, Nov 24, 2022

The Los Angeles County Museum of Arts presented Wednesday a one-year anniversary performance of Diné artist and composer Raven Chacon’s (Music MFA 2004) Pulitzer Prize-winning work Voiceless Mass at the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. Conducted by Charles Floyd, the program features...

CalArtians Among 2023 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominees

By Taya Zoormandan The 2023 Film Independent Spirit Awards nominees were announced Tuesday, among which are films by several CalArts alums and faculty. Two CalArtian-directed films are up this year for the John Cassavetes Award, given to the best feature made for less than $1 million (the amount has...

CSUN President Appointed to National Education Board
Tuesday, Nov 22, 2022

California State University, Northridge President Erika D. Beck has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. AASCU is a Washington, D.C.-based higher education association of nearly 400 public colleges, universities and systems whose members...

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1983 - U.S. release of John Carpenter's "Christine;" blew up fake gas station in Valencia [watch scene (R)]
Christine gas station explosion in Valencia
Jeff Prang was sworn in as the 27th Los Angeles County Assessor on Thursday at the Monterey Park City Hall.
Jeff Prang Sworn in as 27th L.A. County Assessor
On a night that Jordan Starr not only moved into fourth place all-time in career assists but also scored his 1,000th career point, The Master's University men's basketball team beat the Bethesda Flames 106-86 in a non-conference game at The MacArthur Center.
Mustangs Down Flames 106-86
The Master's University freshman Kylee Sears has become the first athlete from TMU to qualify for the being held this weekend in Austin, Texas.
TMU Freshman Kylee Sears Competing at USA Swimming’s Junior Nationals
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s Public Outreach and Legislation Committee is an in-person meeting and will take place Thursday, Dec. 15, at 5:30 p.m.
Dec. 15: SCV Water’s Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
Travis Preston, California Institute of the Arts School of Theater dean and CalArts Center for New Performance executive artistic director, has been named to the Artistic Committee of the Wuzhen Theatre Festival.
CalArts Artistic Director Named to Wuzhen Theatre Festival Committee
The holiday season provides time for connecting with loved ones, gift giving and sharing meals, but it’s also important to consider the impact that your activities might have on the environment.
SCV Residents Encouraged to Take Green Holiday Quiz
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 75 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with 17 additional deaths and 3,450 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: Countywide Cases Continue to Surge
1941 - Julius Dietzmann family of Castaic arrested as German enemy aliens [story]
Julius Dietzmann
Sheriff Robert Luna has appointed Jill Torres as interim Assistant Sheriff and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, overseeing budgeting and personnel for the Department.
Sheriff Luna Appoints Jill Torres as Interim Assistant Sheriff
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors initiated a plan on Dec. 6 to assess the County’s infrastructure in the face of the inevitable impacts of Climate Change on the region.
L.A. County Board Preparing, Protecting Communities From Flood Impacts of Climate Change
Business's that pay taxes may be eligible to direct a large portion of their Use Tax back to Santa Clarita’s general fund for public safety, parks, libraries, infrastructure and other city services and receive a cash rebate on a portion of the Use Tax remitted to the city. 
Use Tax Rebate Program Helps Fund City Programs
Supervisor Janice Hahn, on her first day as Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, read a Native American land acknowledgement, marking a historic first for Los Angeles County.
Supervisors Make History with Their First Native American Land Acknowledgement
The Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations released its annual hate crime report for Los Angeles County in 2021, showing hate crimes have reached the highest level in 19 years.
LA County Hate Crimes Report Reveals Highest Level of Hate Crimes in 19 years
Three adult suspects were arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of possession of fentanyl with intent to sell the opioid after two other adults overdosed on the drug at Bouquet Canyon Park in Saugus, according to law enforcement officials.  
Deputies: Three Suspects Arrested on Suspicion of Possession of Fentanyl
Officials with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau are investigating a body found at Northbridge Park in Valencia, which was found in the middle of the basketball courts there Wednesday morning.
Detectives Investigating Body Found in Northbridge Park
The city of Santa Clarita welcomes the Tesoro Del Valle community as the newest area annexed into the city.
City Welcomes Newest Annexed Community: Tesoro Del Valle
iLEAD California Schools announced the appointment of its new CEO Amanda Fischer, who has contributed to the development of the organization and partner schools since 2018, when she joined as Executive Director of iLEAD California.
iLEAD Announces Appointment of New CEO
1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
The Los Angeles County Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert in the Santa Clarita Valley Wednesday - Friday, due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures.
Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV
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